1952 Whispering Smith Hits London

Whispering Smith Hits London - 1952

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A Hammer Production

All characters in this photoplay are ficticious and bear no relation to any real person, living or dead.

RCA Sound System

Black & White 82 mins


US sleuth Whispering Smith arrives in London on vacation, but soon becomes embroiled in a murder case.

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Production Designer Arthur Barnes
Editor James Needs
Continuity Renee Glynne
Recordist Jack Miller
Make-up Phil Leakey
Hair Stylist Anne Box
Assistant Director Jimmy Sangster
Casting Michael Carreras
Director of Photography Walter Harvey
Camera Operator Peter Bryan
Music Composed and Conducted by Frank Spencer
and Played by the Royal Philarmonic Orchestra
Story and Screenplay by John Glling
Produced by Anthony Hinds
Director by Francis Searle


“Whispering” Smith Richard Carlson
Louise Greta Gynt
Ford Herbert Lom
Anne Rona Anderson
Reith Alan Wheatley
La Fosse Dora Bryan
Manson Reginald Beckwith
Dr. Taren Daniel Wherry
Reception Clerk Michael Ward
Cecil Danny Green
Superintendant Meaker James Raglan
Martin Stuart Nichol
Parker Laurence Naismith
Mrs. Pearson Christine Silver
Maxie Vic Wise
Station Porter Middleton Woods
Taxi Driver Ben Williams
Hotel Porter Sidney Vivian
Secretary Tony Frost
Maid June Nardsley
Police Constable Michael Hogarth
Police Sergeant Jonh Wynn
Page Boy Ian Wilson
1st Reporter Stanley Baker
2nd Reporter Lionel Grose
1st Photographer John Singer
2nd Photographer John Kyle


Herbert Lom starred in Hammer's “The Phantom of the Opera” (1962), and went on to play Van Helsing in Jess Franco’s “Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula” (1970), he also played Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus in the Blake Edwards “Pink Panther” films. Much loved english actress Dora Bryan appears here, her only other film for Hammer was as Mrs Golding, the clairvoyant, in “Hands of the Ripper” (1971).

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy - The Hammer Graveyard Collection